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Japan : Landslide : 2014/08/20

GLIDE:  LS-2014-000114-JPN

Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia):  ERJPJX000068

Duration 2014/08/20
Country or District Japan
Name Landslide
Outline The landslides happened in a residential area near a mountain in the Hiroshima city outskirts, Japan on 20 August 2014. They were triggered after the equivalent of a month's rain fell in the 24 hours up to Wednesday (20 August) morning, Japan's weather agency said.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office 2014/11/21
Killed: 74
Missing: 0
Seriously injured: 8
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 174
Halfly collapsed houses: 187
Partially damaged houses: 143
Inundation above floor level: 1,168
Inundation below floor level: 3,097
Nonresidential buildings: 467
Debris flow etc: 107
Slope failure: 60
Cabinet Office 2014/09/26
Killed: 74
Missing: 0
Seriously injured: 8
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 133
Halfly collapsed houses: 122
Partially damaged houses: 175
Inundation above floor level: 1,301
Inundation below floor level: 2,828
Nonresidential buildings: 451
Cabinet Office 2014/09/10
Killed: 73
Missing: 1
Seriously injured: 8
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 24
Halfly collapsed houses: 41
Partially damaged houses: 68
Inundation above floor level: 77
Inundation below floor level: 220
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/09/08
Killed: 72
Missing: 2
Seriously injured: 8
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 24
Halfly collapsed houses: 41
Partially damaged houses: 68
Inundation above floor level: 77
Inundation below floor level: 220
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/09/04
Killed: 72
Missing: 2
Seriously injured: 8
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 24
Halfly collapsed houses: 41
Partially damaged houses: 66
Inundation above floor level: 76
Inundation below floor level: 210
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/09/03
Killed: 72
Missing: 2
Seriously injured: 8
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 24
Halfly collapsed houses: 41
Partially damaged houses: 65
Inundation above floor level: 76
Inundation below floor level: 210
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/09/02
Killed: 72
Missing: 2
Seriously injured: 8
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 24
Halfly collapsed houses: 41
Partially damaged houses: 65
Inundation above floor level: 76
Inundation below floor level: 208
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/31
Killed: 72
Missing: 2
Seriously injured: 8
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 24
Halfly collapsed houses: 41
Partially damaged houses: 65
Inundation above floor level: 76
Inundation below floor level: 207
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/29
Killed: 72
Missing: 2
Seriously injured: 7
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 23
Halfly collapsed houses: 41
Partially damaged houses: 57
Inundation above floor level: 75
Inundation below floor level: 203
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/28
Killed: 72
Missing: 10
Seriously injured: 7
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 25
Halfly collapsed houses: 40
Partially damaged houses: 55
Inundation above floor level: 75
Inundation below floor level: 199
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/27
Killed: 71
Missing: 15
Seriously injured: 7
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 25
Halfly collapsed houses: 40
Partially damaged houses: 54
Inundation above floor level: 75
Inundation below floor level: 197
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/26
Killed: 63
Missing: 25
Seriously injured: 7
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 25
Halfly collapsed houses: 39
Partially damaged houses: 52
Inundation above floor level: 70
Inundation below floor level: 192
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/26
Killed: 60
Missing: 26
Seriously injured: 7
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 19
Halfly collapsed houses: 37
Partially damaged houses: 47
Inundation above floor level: 70
Inundation below floor level: 177
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/25
Killed: 54
Missing: 28
Seriously injured: 7
Slightly injured: 36
Totally collapsed houses: 19
Halfly collapsed houses: 37
Partially damaged houses: 47
Inundation above floor level: 69
Inundation below floor level: 178
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/24
Killed: 50
Missing: 38
Seriously injured: 7
Slightly injured: 36
(Others injured: 34)
Totally collapsed houses: 19
Halfly collapsed houses: 36
Partially damaged houses: 47
Inundation above floor level: 68
Inundation below floor level: 174
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/23
Killed: 42
Missing: 43
Seriously injured: 3
Slightly injured: 24
(Others injured: 34)
Totally collapsed houses: 19
Halfly collapsed houses: 31
Partially damaged houses: 40
Inundation above floor level: 59
Inundation below floor level: 139
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/22
Killed: 39
Missing: 52
Seriously injured: 4
Slightly injured: 23
(Others injured: 40)
Totally collapsed houses: 8
Halfly collapsed houses: 12
Partially damaged houses: 26
Inundation above floor level: 37
Inundation below floor level: 103
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/22
Killed: 39
Missing: Under investigation
Seriously injured: 13
Slightly injured: 10
(Others injured: 25)
Totally collapsed houses: 8
Halfly collapsed houses: 12
Partially damaged houses: 26
Inundation above floor level: 37
Inundation below floor level: 103
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/21
Killed: 34
Missing: 31
Seriously injured: 13
Slightly injured: 10
Totally collapsed houses: 8
Halfly collapsed houses: 12
Partially damaged houses: 26
Inundation above floor level: 37
Inundation below floor level: 102
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/21
Killed: 34
Missing: 8
Seriously injured: 4
Slightly injured: 19
(Others injured: 25)
Totally collapsed houses: 0
Halfly collapsed houses: 0
Partially damaged houses: 3
Inundation above floor level: 4
Inundation below floor level: 14
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/21
Killed: 34
Missing: 8
Seriously injured: 4
Slightly injured: 19
Totally collapsed houses: 0
Halfly collapsed houses: 0
Partially damaged houses: 3
Inundation above floor level: 4
Inundation below floor level: 14
Nonresidential buildings: 0
Cabinet Office 2014/08/20
Killed: 21
Missing: 12
Seriously injured: 2
Slightly injured: 14

Related Links

Report/Articles

Cabinet Office 2014/11/21
Report of Cabinet Office as at 17:00, 21 November 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/09/26
Report of Cabinet Office as at 16:00, 26 September 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/09/10
Report of Cabinet Office as at 18:00, 10 September 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/09/08
Report of Cabinet Office as at 19:00, 8 September 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/09/04
Report of Cabinet Office as at 19:00, 4 September 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/09/03
Report of Cabinet Office as at 19:00, 3 September 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/09/02
Report of Cabinet Office as at 18:00, 2 September 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/08/31
Report of Cabinet Office as at 19:00, 31 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/08/29
Report of Cabinet Office as at 11:00, 29 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/08/28
Report of Cabinet Office as at 11:00, 28 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/08/27
Report of Cabinet Office as at 18:00, 27 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/08/26
Report of Cabinet Office as at 19:00, 26 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/08/26
Report of Cabinet Office as at 11:00, 26 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

IFRC 2014/08/22
Japan: Landslides in Hiroshima - Information bulletin no. 1

Cabinet Office 2014/08/25
Report of Cabinet Office as at 19:00, 25 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/08/24
Report of Cabinet Office as at 17:00, 24 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/08/23
Report of Cabinet Office as at 15:00, 23 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/08/22
Report of Cabinet Office as at 13:00, 22 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/08/22
Report of Cabinet Office as at 9:30, 22 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Japantimes 2014/08/21
The death toll had risen to 39 with 51 people missing by Thursday evening, 21 August according to the prefectural police.

Cabinet Office 2014/08/21
Report of Cabinet Office as at 19:00, 21 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 19 August 2014)

Cabinet Office 2014/08/21
Report of Cabinet Office as at 13:00, 21 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 15 August 2014) *Landslides in Hiroshima

Cabinet Office 2014/08/21
Report of Cabinet Office as at 10:00, 21 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 15 August 2014) *Landslides in Hiroshima

Cabinet Office 2014/08/20
Report of Cabinet Office as at 21:30, 20 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 15 August 2014) *Landslides in Hiroshima

BBC News 2014/08/20
At least 18 people have been killed in landslides that struck Japan\'s Hiroshima prefecture, officials say.

Geographycal Data Information

IFRC 2014/08/22
Japan: Landslides in Hiroshima (22 August 2014)

Pictures

Geospatial Information Authority of Japan 2014/09/03
Information on damages by heavy rain in August 2014

CNN 2014/08/22
Deadly landslide in Japan (pictures)

BBC News 2014/08/21
Rescuers comb Japan landslide site